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One Dead Two Injured inside Deadly Shooting at West Hempstead Stop & Shop

One Dead Two Injured inside Deadly Shooting at West Hempstead Stop & Shop

A deadly shooting inside a Stop & Shop in West Hempstead takes the lives of one and seriously injures two others.  According to Nassau County Authorities and Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder the incident happened April 20 early Tuesday Morning at 11:19 a.m. when a man who was wearing …

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Evidence of Slavery on the East End of Long Island Lies in "Plain Sight"
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Evidence of Slavery on the East End of Long Island Lies in “Plain Sight”

When Americans think of slavery, they probably have Souhern plantations in mind.  We are led to believe that slavery was a uniquely southern institution, occurring …

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The Colored Colors Hybrid Art Festival Sponsored by The Vybe Lounge Set to Help Artists Recover from the Pandemic

As vaccinations start to roll out and the world begins to reopen, people are getting back to what they love. For artists and musicians, the …

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Long Island's Past Includes the Underground Railroad in Sag Harbor
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Long Island’s Past Includes the Underground Railroad in Sag Harbor (Op-Ed)

Many long-time residents of Sag Harbor would be surprised to learn that evidence suggests locations in the historical Eastville community were stops on the Underground …

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It’s More than just Glitter and Gems - It’s Gen Z’s Gateway to Editorial Makeup (Op-Ed)
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It’s More than just Glitter and Gems – it’s Gen Z’s Gateway to Editorial Makeup (Op-Ed)

More than a year and a half ago, the hit TV series about troubled teens “Euphoria” premiered on HBO. After receiving major success, it’s highly …

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The Colored Colors Hybrid Art Festival Sponsored by The Vybe Lounge Set to Help Artists Recover from the Pandemic

As vaccinations start to roll out and the world begins to reopen, people are getting back to what they love. For artists and musicians, the …

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Long Island Filmmaker Documents Heated Protest-Filled Summer in Documentary “The MVMT”

TRIGGER WARNING! Films were there for 19-year-old Haitian-American Kristopher Dorval during a tough year of his life. A series of movies throughout that year helped …

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"We’re Still Here": Jeremy Dennis Uses Visual Art to Explore Indigenous Identity
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“We’re Still Here”: Jeremy Dennis Uses Visual Art to Explore Indigenous Identity

Jeremy Dennis was born and raised in the Shinnecock Indian Reservation located in Southampton. The Shinnecock Nation is a community of people who have been …

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Social Media Content Creator Donicia Hodge Found a Home at BET After Working Past Years of Racial Bias
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BET Social Media Content Creator Donicia Hodge Reveals the Racial Biases She Overcame While Working in the Journalism Field

Donicia Hodge, lead editorial content creator at BET, worked her way up in the communications field despite racial biases. Born and raised on Long Island, …

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How East Hampton Schools Teach Race in the Classroom (Op-Ed)

How East Hampton Schools Teach Race in the Classroom (Op-Ed)

The Black Lives Matter protests of summer 2020 sparked many conversations about systemic racism throughout …

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"We’re Still Here": Jeremy Dennis Uses Visual Art to Explore Indigenous Identity
Arts

“We’re Still Here”: Jeremy Dennis Uses Visual Art to Explore Indigenous Identity

Jeremy Dennis was born and raised in the Shinnecock Indian Reservation located in Southampton. The Shinnecock Nation is a community of people who have been …

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Arts

Artist Marina Khan Puts Her Underrepresented South Asian and Muslim Culture On Full Display

Long Island resident and former Commack high school student, Marina Khan is one of the many underrepresented talents existing in our community today. With plenty …

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Fashion

Business

These Young Long Island Entrepreneurs Are Determined to Make their Mark in the Fashion World and Leave a Legacy

Aiden Best, 17, and Eden Boakye, 16, both similar names spelt slightly differently, started a modeling, clothing brand company before even reaching the age of …

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Food & Drink

How Black Food Businesses On Long Island Are Doing During the Pandemic
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How Black Food Businesses On Long Island Are Doing During the Pandemic

Nestled on the corner of West Merrick Road and Ormonde Boulevard, Pretty Toni’s Cafe would be bustling with customers who are looking for a bit …

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“The Hill We Climb” Inspires Black Authors Across Long Island

American poet and activist Amanda Gorman, read her poem “The Hill We Climb” on Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day. She is the youngest poet to …

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Generation Z’s Impact On the 2020 Election and the Future

Generation Z, or Gen Z, has shown increasing support for President Joesph R. Biden and has made history this year. They have dealt with the …

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